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High Neck Blouse
Size 14 - 24W
The BoHo Style Tribe is a popular with many
different age groups. Younger women often
blend it with Fast Fashion trends especially during warmer weather, Spring
Break, and attending outdoor music festivals
such as Coachella. Meanwhile older
women frequently will wear it during
vacations and on weekends and other
non-working hours throughout the year. The
holiday season also sees an uptick in BoHo top
options when beading,
embroidery, lace and velvet become more popular.
Consequently, full-figured BoHo tops
are available at a variety of price points from
a number of labels, from budget to designer.
Styles come in knits, tees, and
woven blouses and shirts. Trendy style tops
can also have a BoHo flavor during some fashion
Natural fibers including
suede & leather, rayon, cotton, linen
and silk are frequently a component
of bohemian style, as are a variety of global
and ethnic inspired prints. Handmade details
such as embroidery, crochet lace, and beading are
an important part of the look. Kimono
toppers, blanket pattern coats,
ponchos, and sweater dusters
are often used as layers during cooler weather. A
favorite with jeans, BoHo tops also mix well
with palazzo pants,
long flowing maxi skirts,
Sub-styles include the layered, often
eco-fashion Lagenlook, some Victoriana inspired
looks such as Goth and Steampunk, and vintage
The least expensive resources for BoHo looks are
with the young and trendy retailers. Styles
change frequently, so grab something that you
like quickly before it sells out a these shops.
Rue 21 and
carry cheap BoHo chic in size XS to 3X,
especially during the spring and summer music
festival season. Trend conscious
moving towards a BoHo vibe for Spring 2017, just
in time for the summer festival season. Bell
sleeves, cropped tops, cold shoulders, flounces,
lace trims, global prints, and embroidery are
all debuting in styles for size 14 to 28W.
Appealing to budget conscious women are the
Peasant blouses are frequently very popular in
size S to 3X. Some of the
cataloguers are especially strong in more
artistic style tops suitable for weekend,
resort, and casual wear.
Draper's & Damon's
leans more towards casual tunics and dressy
kimonos in hand painted silk, and other
art-to-wear type styles for size 6 to 24W.
has one of the best off-beat and unusual
selections of artsier style tops. Lace,
velvet and mixed print options are especially
well represented in size 2 to 28W.
catalog carries Indian cotton prints, crinkle
shirts, and mixed print tops in size 6 to 28W.
Both knits and jacket toppers can have an
artsier flavor at
with natural fibers and embroidery
common, in addition to worldly prints.
Natural and soft fibers specialist
stocks a dizzying array of fabulous BoHo finds
from flowing tunics and toppers to jackets and
sweaters. Styles range from world
inspired prints and embellishments to more
vintage influenced looks. Sizing is
diverse and extensive with many pieces available
from 0 to 24W, with petite and tall options to
The British style invasion in the plus market
has brought more BoHo options in gorgeous prints
and silhouettes. Some of the best include the
tunics and kimono toppers at
style labels such as Joe Browns at
Vintage and retro style fashion retailers
eShakti have also been adding
more bohemian styles as the sixties and
seventies have gained momentum as a major style
Avenue has become a hot spot for BoHo
top styles that are trending in the mainstream
with a dizzying selection of styles that change
quickly in sizes 14 to 32W. Similarly sized but
better quality fabrics often in natural fibers
such as linen, silk, rayons, and cotton are the
Ulla Popken. Looks tend to be more
traditionally bohemian with less of a nod to the
fast fashion trends here.
Department Store Shopping for
BoHo Labels and Brands
Look for silk, cotton, and natural fiber vintage
romantic BoHo designs from Johnny Was at upscale
department stores such as
The label uses floral prints, tone-on-tone
embroidery, eyelet lace, and free flowing
silhouettes for tops that are collected by an
avid following of the boutique look in sizes up
to 3X. Neiman's
also carries the gorgeous silk placed print
kimono tops and tunics from Tolani, and other
BoHo looks from labels such as Berek, Johnny
Was, Go Silk, and XCVI.
experiments with a wide variety of labels and
price points with designers such as Eileen
Fisher a staple, upscale Asian inspired silk
pieces from Citron, mixed with inventory from more
moderately priced labels such as Lucky Brand
regularly carries BoHo inspired brands such as
Lucky Brands, INC, Jessica Simpson, and American
Rag in addition to labels such as Michael Kors
and Ralph Lauren which can offer more bohemian
inspired looks in sizes up to 24W.
also regularly carries tops with ethnic and
global inspired prints and designs from brands
such as One World and Laura Ashley.
is the home of several designers working in a
more bohemian aesthetic that are not available
elsewhere. Bryn Walker designs in solid
colored long, often asymmetric tunics in
natural fibers such as linen and silk velvets.
Eva Varro, on the other hand, works in eclectic
mixed scarf prints in easy-to-wear heavy gauge
knits that she designs into long tunics that
work well over leggings. Look for labels
such as Ashley Simpson and Lucky Brand at
Lord & Taylor for extended sizes.
Several boutiques on the indie boutique shopping
offer plus-size bohemian style tops from
time-to-time. The "Plus-Size" search tool
brings together all the options from size XL +
and is the easiest way to drill down for
Extended Plus-Size Options
For more voluptuous fashionistas
casual California vibe often includes a good
selection of printed and free flowing boho style
tops in size 14 to 36W. Plus trendy
Torrid have both been stocking tops with
a bohemian vibe as the style tribe has been
mainstream in recent years, with sizes up to 6X.
expensive, but also of better quality, are the
mixed print tunics and embroidered baby doll
style tops at
many of which have a folkloric flavor in size 12
to 38W. The newly added PURE collection
offers eco fashion in linen, cotton, and other
natural fibers . The newly revamped inventory
and website are also adding many bohemian looks
with a more European flavor for full-figured
Johnny Was tops are regularly available at steep
discounts from Neiman Marcus'
shopping site, and
Saks Off Fifth.
More moderately priced labels with a more
bohemian flare can also turn up at
and popular flash sale site